For Dummies

Gurdy Leete, Ellen Finkelstein, Mary Leete

ISBN: 9788126569991

INR 449

Description For Dummies shows Linux and Windows users how to use the OpenOffice (OO) desktop productivity suite in the For Dummies friendly, easy-to-understand style. This book explains how to download, install, and set up both the Linux and Windows versions of OO. The book is organized by the four key desktop applications provided in the OO suite: Writer (word processing product), Calc (spreadsheet product), Impress (presentation product), and Draw (graphics product). Each part focuses on one of the applications and explains how to use it and work with it on the Web.



Part I: Introducing

Chapter 1: Getting to Know

Chapter 2: Switching to


Part II: Using Writer -- The Word Processor.

Chapter 3: Creating a Document.

Chapter 4: Formatting to Perfection.

Chapter 5: Designing Complex Documents.

Chapter 6: Keeping Control of Your Documents.

Chapter 7: Creating Web Pages.


Part III: Using Calc -- The Spreadsheet.

Chapter 8: Creating a Spreadsheet.

Chapter 9: At Home on the Range.

Chapter 10: Knock on Wood and Print!

Chapter 11: Snazzing Up Your Spreadsheet.

Chapter 12: Making Calculations.


Part IV: Using Impress -- The Presentation Package.

Chapter 13: Creating a Presentation.

Chapter 14: Modifying a Presentation.

Chapter 15: Making Presentations Picture-Perfect.

Chapter 16: Animating Impressively.

Chapter 17: Showing a Presentation.


Part V: Using Draw: The Graphics Program.

Chapter 18: Unleashing the Artist Within.


Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Reasons to Use OpenOffice.

Chapter 20: Ten Places to Look for Support.


Part VII: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Installing

Appendix B: What's on the CD-ROM.



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